How San Antonio’s discussion on housing costs has evolved from the Decade of Downtown to the pandemic-era shortage.
On Thursday, City Council approved a new agreement with Zachry Hospitality to redevelop the northwest corner of Hemisfair after the company failed to pay rent or meet its construction deadlines in a 2017 deal.
The 26th Cesar E. Chavez March for Justice returned to the streets of San Antonio this morning following a two-year hiatus because of the pandemic.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg and the City Council gave enthusiastic support on Wednesday to the city’s proposal to rewrite a five-year-old agreement with Zachry Hospitality regarding its plan to develop the northwest corner of Hemisfair, a long-delayed project.
Years behind schedule, the construction of Hemisfair’s Civic Park has been delayed in part by Zachry Hospitality’s inability to start construction of its multi-use development.
On Thursday, the City Council unanimously approved the proposed $1.2 billion, 2022-2027 bond package—the largest in San Antonio’s history—a vote that now puts the historic infrastructure plan in the hands of voters in the May 7 election.
The downtown San Antonio apartment market, which city leaders went to such great effort to grow, has matured to a point where it is drawing major attention from out-of-town investors.
The City Council on Thursday approved the Strategic Housing Implementation Plan, a framework document with the overarching goal of helping 95,000 households in San Antonio who spend more than 30% of their monthly income on housing.
The Conservation Society of San Antonio is concern over the proliferation of street murals in downtown San Antonio.
The city unveiled earlier this week its Strategic Housing Incentive Plan—a 71-page document filled with analysis and potential solutions meant to aid 95,000 local households who are struggling with housing costs. But some housing observers say the document lacks proper public input.